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Timeshare Resale scams: Top complaint in florida

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Let me add another....THE PHONY ESCROW !

Learned today yet another scam: phony escrow file scam

One timeshare transfer goes out of business, and in the process sells their client listing to a similar transfer company, along with stealing the escrow funds of existing clients. This would be Elite Resort Transfers. The business that gets the new purchased client list then claims they now have their Escrow File, when they really don't, and gives the seller of the timeshare a phony escrow #. This would be Timeshare Relief, Inc.

Then to top it off and make the seller lose complete control, the timeshare company says they need a Power of Attorney to finalize the escrow, all while not even having an escrow at all - no files, no escrow funds at all. This would be the former Elite Resort Transfers AND Timeshare Relief, Inc.

Still looking for Antonio Jose Comas, Michael Davis, and Robb Harmon who stole my escrow purchase money. You have been reported to Attorney General and the Orlando Police!
 
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